How to Open Your 2013 Ford Taurus Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2013 Ford Taurus Key Fob and Change Battery

Remote key fob allow easy access to your Ford. If the keyless entry remote battery is dead or weak you lose your keyless entry fob's ability to use remote opening function. It's not complicated to replace the battery in your key fob, and it’s easier than you think. Everything you need is explained in this post.

What type battery remote key fob require

Before beginning disassembly keyless entry remote make sure that you have all required tools and materials: 1xCR2032 battery and flat head screwdriver.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's key fob

Inside of your remote key fob installed tiny button cell battery. Move the key out of the way if it is in the keyless entry remote.

Accurately try to open your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Replace old battery with fresh one CR2032. Every battery has a negative and positive side and if you put the wrong connector down, the current cannot go into your circuit board and make it work. Check polarity on battery, by "+" mark.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that everything is functioning by testing buttons on circuit board.

At this point squeeze keyless entry fob's back cover together. Line your shell two halves together and put it in place by hands from top to bottom. Check your fob body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Still not working? Buy new one


Key fob of Ford Taurus require 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4 depending on the type, brand and size packaging you buy. Take your old battery to the store, with you to find a proper replacement.

Keyless entry remote in most of cases reprogramming not required after battery replace. If your key not working, recheck new battery voltage. Otherwise, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Yes, you can change battery in your 2013 Ford Taurus keyless entry remote yourself. Most hard part is to open keyless entry fob's case. It's pretty simple with our guide.

Auto repair shop's price for replace the battery in fob is $50-600 depending on the make.

Remote key fob batteries in modern cars should be changed once in four years, but this will differ based on usage and battery quality. If your key fob decreased signal strength, you should change batteries before it stop open doors and make trouble for you.

If your Taurus has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced, need multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors or fob's battery more than 4 years old, it's probably battery change in remote key fob required. Current battery is weak or dead with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, key replace or repair needed.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: M3N5WY8609
  2. Models: 2013-2019 Ford Taurus